By BETH FOUHY and BRUCE SHIPKOWSKIAssociated Press
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) - One storm-battered New Jersey county was delivering ballots to emergency shelters Monday while New York City was lining up shuttle buses to ferry people in hard-hit coastal areas to the polls. With the presidential
By JENNIFER PELTZ and MEGHAN BARRAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Government leaders are turning their attention to the next crisis unfolding in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy: finding housing for potentially tens of thousands of people left homeless.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency
By JONATHAN FAHEYAP Energy Writer
HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) - For utility crews racing to restore power to residents of this waterfront city that have been sitting in the dark for a week, the task is both mundane and monumental: Clean a bunch of gunk off electrical equipment with rags and cleaning
By JULIET WILLIAMSAssociated Press
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - An Arizona nonprofit disclosed Monday that two conservative groups were behind its $11 million campaign contribution to a California organization fighting Gov. Jerry Brown's tax initiative, but the revelation shed little light on
By DENNIS WASZAK JR.AP Sports Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - I was the first to cry.
Not my wife. Not our three kids.
I was standing in our pitch-black basement as water streamed through the broken windows like a waterfall. A bathtub drain gurgled, the slimy sewage quickly pooling in an ominous mess.
By KAREN MATTHEWS and LEANNE ITALIEAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - The nation's largest school system lurched to life Monday, when all but the most affected students still suffering from Superstorm Sandy made their way back to classes on foot, ferry and subway.
Students at Stuyvesant High
BEIJING (AP) - China has filed a World Trade Organization case challenging subsidies provided by some European Union members to promote the solar panel industry, adding to its trade disputes with Europe and the United States.
Commerce Ministry spokesman Shen Danyang said China is requesting a
By GREG SCHREIERAssociated Press
ATLANTA (AP) - The Atlanta police helicopter that crashed and killed two officers on board had been completely refurbished within the last decade, and its pilot and maintenance crew were confident it was safe to fly, officials said Monday.
BERLIN (AP) - German utilities say solar power production rose by more than 50 percent on the year over the first nine months of 2012 amid a boom in installations of photovoltaic panels.
The German utilities' industry association BDEW said Monday the solar power output rose to 25,000 gigawatt
By SARAH DiLORENZOAP Business Writer
PARIS (AP) - France needs a "competitiveness shock" to restart its economy, a respected businessman said Monday as he presented a list of reforms, including a €30 billion ($39 billion) cut to payroll taxes, that the government asked him to write.